Created in partnership with Autism Nova Scotia, the Library has 3 different Autism Tools kit bags available for borrowing. Sensory Tools, Visual Tools, and Fidget Tools kits feature a variety of items to explore for people of any age. This is a great way to discover which tools work best for you. What is included in each kit?...
Community spirit and injustices: There are many resources available online, in our Local History Room, and in our collection to help you research the history and legacy of the Africville community. Here's a quick starter guide.
Local Art in The Sunroom | On display from April 14 to May 26, 2018 in The Sunroom at Central Library, Sorry For Your Loss is a humourous approach to the idea of loss and similar themes. Combined images attempt to blur the line between fact and fiction. Real and fake events, objects, and people leave the viewer to decide what has been fabricated and what remains true.
Our staff and customers have been raving about Overdrive’s new app, Libby. A noticeable improvement over the regular OverDrive app, Libby offers a fresh, streamlined experience. Browsing for books has never been so easy, and borrowing and downloading can be done with a few simple taps. Whether you’re travelling, on-the-go, or e-reading from the comfort…
Books have a lot to say. And sometimes, they even say it out loud. Your Library has handheld devices called PENpals that will read special, pen-enabled books aloud. All of our talking books can read in 2 languages: English and 1 of over a dozen other languages.
When visiting us here online, there’s a whole world of information at your fingertips. You don’t even need to leave home to explore it. Find recommendations, seek answers to niggling questions, and stay up-to-date with world news. We’ve got a database for that.
It will be love at first sight when you meet Tumblebooks. TumbleBooks is an animated, talking picture book collection that teaches children the joy of reading in an accessible electronic format. From early to advanced readers, this interactive e-book collection for elementary school children makes learning fun and engaging.
Have you ever wanted to know more about Acadian history and culture? Bienvenue tout le monde! Check out these recent additions to the Library collection.
Do you remember those surprise bags you used to buy at the corner store? There was always a delightful mix of candy and little toys…and you never quite knew what you were going to get until you opened the bag? If you’re missing those simpler days of old, we have good news for you and your little ones. The Library has its own spin on surprise bags. Our “surprise bags” are full of preschool books and colouring pages!